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Dakkah (Arabic: دكة‎‎) is a kind of external settee attached to the house, it is usually built of bricks or the same material of the house and then covered with garment. Dakkah was very common in the traditional buildings of the Arab World, people gather on the dakkas to talk and sip tea.

The dakkah is found more often in rural settings where the house usually faces a farm or an open space. It is used for informal visits whereas the majlis is used for formal visits.